In Greek mythology, Ixion and Tantalus were both legendary for their extreme hubris and the dire consequences that befell them as a result. Each was granted an audience with the gods, and betrayed the generosity shown to them. So many tales abound of the transgressions these two figures made against the gods that there is no one story to explain their unique fates. Yet it is precisely these unenviable fates for which they are most remembered. In its most simple form, the tale of Ixion is that... Topic: ambient, Creative Commons, Experimental composition, free release, just not normal, sound...
earman123 - Emerald Adrift - Wings of Morpheus: Live in Kansas City It is our distinct pleasure to welcome David Herpich back to Earth Mantra, with his latest release as Emerald Adrft, called "Wings of Morpheus: Live in Kansas City". As one might deduce from the title, this is a live album, recorded during a concert David performed at the Electro-Music Festival in Kansas City in the summer of 2009. Unlike some live recordings, however, where only the best excerpts are chopped out of a... Topics: ambient, electronic, new age, abstract, experimental
earman072 - Emerald Adrift - The Blue Flower One of the persistent debates in the world of electronic, ambient, and experimental music is what the proper role of theory and training should be, given the limitless frontiers of the canvas and the inherent lack of rules in the genre. Is an experimental artist who has never received formal training in music at a disadvantage or an advantage to one who has? Some claim that theory has the effect of installing mental blinders, causing the artist to... Topics: ambient, electronic, new age, classical, space music
[EL008] Emerald Adrift - Within the Purple Forbidden Track 1: Within the Purple Forbidden (53:35) Ethereal Live welcomes Emerald Adrift to the net label with a beautiful live set of genre-jumping sounds that will be sure to please. Emerald Adrift has numerous Creative Commons releases with Earth Mantra and Just not Normal net labels and has performed live at Different Skies, City Skies, and Electro-Music festivals around the country. A trained classical musician and composer, Emerald Adrift's... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Emerald_Adrift, Ethereal Live, Space, Space_Music, Ambient, Minimal, Drone, Live, Improvisation
earman099 - Emerald Adrift - Evening Hush We are proud to welcome David Herpich back to Earth Mantra with his latest Emerald Adrift release, a graceful and intriguing album called "Evening Hush". We have long considered David to be one of the most talented artists we know, given his astounding fusion of deep academic knowledge with absolutely incomparable taste and artistic vision. He is one of those rare individuals who feels the music intuitively, who can express unbridled passion... Topics: ambient, electronic, new age
earman182 - Emerald Adrift - Shifting Labyrinths David Herpich of Emerald Adrift returns triumphantly to Earth Mantra with a new album entitled "Shifting Labyrinths", and we could not be more excited to present this exquisite and fascinating release to our audience. As one comes to expect from Emerald Adrift, the music recognizes no genre boundaries, effortlessly blending such diverse influences as dark ambience, experimentalism, chamber music, electronica, film music, and textural... Topics: ambient, electronic, experimental, classical
“Alien Tongue” presents two live performances by Emerald Adrift. The first piece, “Hatchling,” was recorded during a live broadcast on the StillStream internet radio station on November 1, 2008. “Abandoned Amusement Park (Gone To Weeds)” was another live StillStream performance, broadcast on March 14, 2009. We hope you enjoy these sonic curiosities, “sung” in an alien tongue… Topic: Creative Commons, deep, electronica, experimental, just not normal, live improv